Construction workers from left, BeQuanta Malone, Chris Handy and Dean Harviel cut asphalt on the I-40 westbound ramp to northbound South Saunders Street in Raleigh Wednesday, May 6, 2015 as NCDOT speeds up work on rebuilding the 8-mile I-40 stretch of the southern Beltline. The off ramp for westbound I-40 to southbound Saunders closes this weekend, followed in a week or so by the eastbound I-40 to northbound Saunders. Exiting drivers will be crammed into the remaining two ramps from now until sometime in 2016.
Construction workers from left, BeQuanta Malone, Chris Handy and Dean Harviel cut asphalt on the I-40 westbound ramp to northbound South Saunders Street in Raleigh Wednesday, May 6, 2015 as NCDOT speeds up work on rebuilding the 8-mile I-40 stretch of the southern Beltline. The off ramp for westbound I-40 to southbound Saunders closes this weekend, followed in a week or so by the eastbound I-40 to northbound Saunders. Exiting drivers will be crammed into the remaining two ramps from now until sometime in 2016. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com
Construction workers from left, BeQuanta Malone, Chris Handy and Dean Harviel cut asphalt on the I-40 westbound ramp to northbound South Saunders Street in Raleigh Wednesday, May 6, 2015 as NCDOT speeds up work on rebuilding the 8-mile I-40 stretch of the southern Beltline. The off ramp for westbound I-40 to southbound Saunders closes this weekend, followed in a week or so by the eastbound I-40 to northbound Saunders. Exiting drivers will be crammed into the remaining two ramps from now until sometime in 2016. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com

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